Logan Dog Bites and Dog Attacks

Logan and Hocking County Dog Laws and Ordinances

Logan Ohio and Hocking County Dog Bite LawyerThe City of Logan, Ohio and the towns and villages located in Hocking County have laws and ordinances that protect people from dog attacks and injuries.

These laws coincide with Ohio laws governing dog ownership and dog behavior.

Local government offices must be contacted when a dog attack has taken place anywhere in Logan, Buchtel, Laurelville, Murray City or any other city, town or village located within Hocking County, Ohio. A directory of these local agencies is provided below.

Hocking County Dog Bite Requirements

If you have been bitten by a dog in Logan or anywhere in Hocking County, it’s important to seek the appropriate level of medical treatment immediately.

When a dog bites a person within Hocking County, the dog attacks are closely investigated to prevent rabies. Dog bites are required to be reported to the Hocking County Health Department. The telephone number and link to the health department’s website are provided below in the Hocking County Dog Resources Directory.

The dog must be placed in quarantine for a minimum of 10 days from the day of the bite. While in quarantine, the dog must be isolated and enclosed in a restricted area under the dog owners control or at a pound or kennel. The dog’s owner is responsible for any costs associated with the quarantine. During the quarantine period, the dog’s owner must provide documentation which shows the dog is current with rabies vaccinations. If it is not current, the dog shall not be immunized until the initial quarantine period ends.

If the dog becomes ill, dies, is lost, or is relocated during the quarantine period, the dog’s owner is responsible to notify the Hocking County Health Department immediately.

If rabies symptoms are identified during the quarantine period, the Hocking County Health Department will require the dog to examined by a licensed veterinary at the expense of the dog’s owner. The dog shall remain in quarantine until it is properly vaccinated by a licensed veterinarian and documentation of the rabies vaccination is provided to the Hocking County Health Department.

To see a checklist of what you should do after a dog bite, please visit this link: https://dogbitesohio.com/what-to-do-if-bitten-by-dog/

Dog Bite Questions

If you have questions about a dog attack that occurred within the City of Logan, Ohio or anywhere in Hocking County, please do not hesitate to contact us and discuss the attack at no cost and without any obligation. We are happy to answer your questions and provide you with the guidance that’s needed after a dog attack.

We’re available 7 days a week, 24 hours a day including holidays by calling 1-888-998-9101, chatting with one of our live chat representatives or sending us a website message.

Licensing a Dog in Hocking County

Dog licenses must be obtained from Hocking County when a dog reaches 3 months old. The license must be renewed each year of the dog’s life.

Dog licenses in Hocking County may be purchased on-line by visiting the following link: Hocking County, Ohio Dog Licensing

For more information about dog licenses in Hocking County please call the Hocking County Auditor’s Office via the telephone number or visit the link in the below Dog Resource Directory.

Hocking County, Ohio Dog Resources Directory

Hocking County Public Health Department: (740) 385-3030
Hocking County Sheriff: (740) 385-2131
Hocking County Auditor (Dog License): (740) 385-2127
Hocking County Dog Warden: (740) 385-2319
City of Logan: (740) 385-6866

Serving Dog Bite Victims in Hocking County

If you, your spouse, your child or other loved one has been attacked and bitten by a dog, please contact us at any time of day and any day of the week for a free consultation with one of our experienced Ohio dog bite attorneys.

We handle dog bite cases across Ohio including Logan and Hocking County. When you reach out to us, you’ll learn what you need to know and what you need to do after a dog bite to protect yourself, your family and your future.

Please call us regardless of the time at 1-888-998-9101, chat with one of our 24-hour live chat representatives or send us a website message.

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